frequently asked questions

General

 I like to use a documentary style mixed with  a people friendly focus on capturing images that are in the moment & candid. I feel very honoured to have photographed so many beautiful days & moments in peoples lives. Throughout the day I will capture the smiles,  the laughter and the raw emotion, not to mention the moves and shapes when the dancefloor heats up! 

Do you provide us with a contract?

Yes, this will be signed by me & confirm that I am photographing your wedding. It is an honest transparent document with no hidden agendas or information. The contract will confirm what you are paying, the venue, the date & also the timings of the day & what products you are paying for out of all my wedding packages.

What if I am sick &  can’t photograph our wedding?

 Redbull and Nurofen work wonders together right! :-) I have contact to many photographers who if needs be could step in & do a great job.

Are you insured?

Yes you will be happy to know I am fully insured & have public Liability & Insurance.

When do we need to pay you for your wedding photography services.

I take a upfront a quarter of the final sum to hold the date for you & then the balance is to be paid no later than 4 weeks before the date of the wedding.

What do I shoot with?

I use Professional Nikon Bodies (I use 2 cameras on the day and always have a third as a spare) & an array of professional Lenses.  I also use professional lighting systems if I need to add to the ambient light.

My cameras record the images to 2 memory cards just in case one would be to fail I always have a backup. Once back at my studio, I will make a third copy and upload to a cloud based server. . I always keep a copy of your images.

Do you photoshop images? edit? & post processing?

I do use Lightroom & Photoshop where needed, however I am a firm believer in getting it right in camera first time.

What do we receive from from you after the wedding?

You will receive a memory stick with the High Resolution Jpeg files on it so that you can get all your printing done. A small present from me and I will also create a picture video music slideshow so you can watch your wedding video on your laptop or television.  I will also set up a online wedding gallery.

What is the Online Gallery.

It is a personal site which I set up for you to allow you to share all your photos of your wedding day with family and friends. It will be password protected.

Why do you do a Pre Wedding Shoot / photo Shoot? why would you do this?

 I  love doing the Pre Shoots as it is a chance for us to get to know each other.  Being photographed on your wedding day is made so much easier if we have met in person & I have seen how you guys are together. 

The positives of doing a photos session are meeting up, having a coffee, sharing ideas and fears and thoughts about your big day and also finally capturing images of you two together.

Do I use a 2nd Photographer?

When we meet up it is always good to find out how many guests will be attending your wedding & to also discuss logistics on the day. If for example the groom would like pictures of himself getting ready but the times clash then it is a huge advantage to use a 2nd Photographer. 2nd Shooters /Photographers are also great at helping to organise guests and can also capture the day from a slightly different perspective. 

Wedding Albums

I produce stunning wedding albums using this company  

Can I have the RAW files?

 Sorry,  but this is a NO.

How long does it take to receive the Images?

On average 4/6 weeks. 

Any more questions?

Please dont hesitate to contact me : andy@chxphotographer.com

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